Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 57 66
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 105 89 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.51% 4.24% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.82% 8.43% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 91
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +13.40% +7.78%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 888 1,056 1,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 55.05% 50.36% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 726 840 1,483
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 24 £54,000 +20.00% 8
Knutsford +27 18 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Wilmslow +27 16 £56,250 +25.00% 3
Chester -7 15 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Alderley Edge - 4 £52,500 - 3
Daresbury +4 3 - -
Crewe -8 3 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Winsford +2 2 £33,000 +1.54% 1
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 40 (38.10%) AWS
3 36 (34.29%) DevOps
4 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
5 32 (30.48%) Azure
6 27 (25.71%) Linux
6 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 26 (24.76%) Ansible
7 26 (24.76%) Terraform
8 25 (23.81%) RESTful
9 24 (22.86%) Degree
9 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 23 (21.90%) Windows
10 23 (21.90%) C#
11 21 (20.00%) Java
11 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 20 (19.05%) Multithreading
13 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
13 19 (18.10%) .NET
13 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
14 18 (17.14%) Docker
14 18 (17.14%) C++
14 18 (17.14%) HTML
14 18 (17.14%) SQL
14 18 (17.14%) CSS
14 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 17 (16.19%) Jenkins
16 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
16 16 (15.24%) Shell Script

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.81%) Confluence
1 4 (3.81%) JBoss
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.90%) Camunda
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.90%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 2 (1.90%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.95%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 40 (38.10%) AWS
2 32 (30.48%) Azure
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon S3
3 11 (10.48%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (10.48%) GitHub
3 11 (10.48%) Serverless
4 10 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (9.52%) Datadog
4 10 (9.52%) Slack
5 4 (3.81%) Office 365
5 4 (3.81%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.95%) GCP
6 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) LAN
1 4 (3.81%) WAN
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) Network Security
2 2 (1.90%) VPN
2 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) Big Data
3 11 (10.48%) MySQL
4 10 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.95%) Power BI
7 1 (0.95%) Presto
7 1 (0.95%) QlikView
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.43%) Bitbucket
3 12 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 10 (9.52%) JIRA
5 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (3.81%) SOAtest
7 2 (1.90%) Appium
7 2 (1.90%) Calabash
7 2 (1.90%) Gatling
7 2 (1.90%) JBehave
7 2 (1.90%) JMeter
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.95%) NUnit
General
1 10 (9.52%) Games
2 9 (8.57%) Banking
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Developer
2 14 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Programmer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
8 6 (5.71%) .NET Development Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Agile Development Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Digital Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) RESTful
2 19 (18.10%) .NET
3 18 (17.14%) CSS
3 18 (17.14%) HTML
4 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
5 13 (12.38%) JSON
6 11 (10.48%) Node.js
7 10 (9.52%) XML
8 7 (6.67%) CryEngine
8 7 (6.67%) Polymer
8 7 (6.67%) React
9 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.81%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.81%) Web Services
11 3 (2.86%) CGI
11 3 (2.86%) Django
11 3 (2.86%) REST
11 3 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.67%) Online Games
3 7 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.86%) Life Science
7 2 (1.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.95%) Verilog
8 1 (0.95%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Linux
2 23 (21.90%) Windows
3 12 (11.43%) VMS
4 10 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.62%) Unix
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.86%) AIX
8 2 (1.90%) CentOS
8 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Android
9 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) DevOps
3 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 20 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (13.33%) OO
8 12 (11.43%) API Integration
8 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (11.43%) Process Improvement
9 11 (10.48%) Data Science
9 11 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.52%) API Design
10 10 (9.52%) Game Development
10 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (9.52%) Open Source
10 10 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.90%) C#
3 21 (20.00%) Java
4 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
5 18 (17.14%) C++
5 18 (17.14%) SQL
6 16 (15.24%) Shell Script
7 13 (12.38%) Go
7 13 (12.38%) PHP
8 9 (8.57%) Scala
9 7 (6.67%) Lua
9 7 (6.67%) Perl
10 6 (5.71%) Ruby
11 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.81%) C
12 4 (3.81%) R
13 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.90%) Dart
14 2 (1.90%) Groovy
14 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (11.43%) MCSD
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.90%) CISSP
3 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.90%) GCFA
3 2 (1.90%) GCFE
3 2 (1.90%) GREM
3 2 (1.90%) SANS
4 1 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.95%) OCP
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Docker
2 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (24.76%) Ansible
1 26 (24.76%) Terraform
2 12 (11.43%) Puppet
3 10 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.81%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (2.86%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.95%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) VMware
3 12 (11.43%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.71%) CA
5 4 (3.81%) Green Hat
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Parasoft
6 3 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) F5
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Juniper
7 2 (1.90%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) Tableau
7 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.90%) Tufin
8 1 (0.95%) Informatica
8 1 (0.95%) Minitab
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) Talend